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Garbo, Greta 1905-1990

Works: 479 works in 1,633 publications in 14 languages and 27,638 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Romance films  Silent films  Filmed operas  Made-for-TV movies  Historical films  Nonfiction television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Costume designer, Dedicatee, Collector, Other, Singer, Author of introduction, Honoree
Classifications: PN2778.G3, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Greta Garbo
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Most widely held works by Greta Garbo
Grand Hotel by Edmund Goulding( Visual )

91 editions published between 1932 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 2,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glitz and glitter of Berlin's Grand Hotel comes alive with this story of love and betrayal. Contains both fullscreen and widescreen
Ninotchka by Ernst Lubitsch( Visual )

89 editions published between 1939 and 2015 in 10 languages and held by 1,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garbo plays a dour, severe Soviet official who comes to Paris on business involving the sale of some czarist jewels. But soon business turns to pleasure as she discovers the special magic of Paris and finds herself succumbing to the charms of a suave Frenchman named Leon D'Algout (Melvyn Douglas). The plot bubbles merrily as Ninotchka chooses between romance and duty--and must even confront a rival for Leon's affection in the exiled Grand Duchess Swana (Ina Claire)
Anna Karénina by Julien Duvivier( Visual )

45 editions published between 1935 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Karenina, dutiful wife and doting mother, knows contentment but not passion. That changes when she meets ardent Count Vronsky. For him, she throws away marriage, family, social position and finally her life
Queen Christina by Rouben Mamoulian( Visual )

59 editions published between 1933 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrayal of the 17th century Queen of Sweden who relinquishes her throne for her lover, the ambassador from Spain
Anna Christie by Clarence Brown( Visual )

40 editions published between 1930 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Old sailor Chris Christofferson eagerly awaits the arrival of his grown daughter Anna, whom he sent at five years old to live with relatives in Minnesota. He has not seen her since, but believes her to be a decent and respectably employed young woman. When Anna arrives, however, it is clear that she has lived a hard life in the dregs of society, and that much of her spirit has been extinguished
Camille by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1936 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life in 1847 Paris is as spirited as champagne and as unforgiving as the gray morning after. In gambling dens and lavish soirees, men of means exert their wills and women turned courtesans exult in pleasure
Mata Hari by Geo Fitzmaurice( Visual )

49 editions published between 1931 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mata Hari, the dancer-turned-German secret agent in a wartime Paris seething with secrets and betrayal. With the world at war, love was her weapon. The only men she couldn' t seduce were the 12 in the firing squad that ended her life
The love of Jeanne Ney [Die Liebe der Jeanne Ney] by G. W Pabst( Visual )

102 editions published between 1925 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama about the hunger and passion of the people living under the distorted conditions of inflation-ridden, post-World-War-I Vienna
Conversations with Greta Garbo by Sven Broman( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Swedish and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking with Garbo : conversations and recollections by Raymond W Daum( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raymond Daum first met Greta Garbo at a New Year's Day party in 1963, the death of a mutual friend brought them together again, and marked the beginning of a friendship that would last nearly two decades. The author's reminiscences, linked by an anecdotal biography of this ever-fascinating figure, drawing on original interviews with people who knew her and archival material that had never before been published to create an affectionate and unforgettable portrait of Greta Garbo
The Garbo silents collection( Visual )

6 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of "a vamp who destroys the lives of men who cannot resist her charms."
Camille by George Cukor( Visual )

51 editions published between 1936 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Parisian courtesan and a young law student fall in love and forsake their former lives
Gösta Berlings saga The saga of Gösta Berling by Mauritz Stiller( Visual )

36 editions published between 1924 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers around the defrocked priest, Gösta Berling, and his life and relationships with the people of Ekeby Manor and Värmland
Flesh and the devil by Clarence Brown( Visual )

31 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best friends love the same woman and resort to a duel
Conquest by Blake Edwards( Visual )

25 editions published between 1937 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical portrayal of the life of Napoleon Bonaparte (Charles Boyer) from 1807 through 1815 and his romantic involvement with Polish Countess Marie Walewska (Greta Garbo), who bore him a son, Alexandre (Scotty Beckett), and the eventual parting of their relationship. The story begins in Poland in 1807 and continues through the departure of Napoleon from France in 1815
Two-faced woman by George Cukor( Visual )

16 editions published between 1941 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final film of Garbo's career is a romantic romp about a ski instructor who masquerades as her own vampy twin sister in order to win back her wavering husband
Wild orchids by Sidney A Franklin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1928 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a business trip with her husband to Java, Lillie falls for the handsome Prince de Gace. When her husband learns of his wife's liaison, the film moves to its suspenseful climax: a tiger hunt charged with conflicting emotions of love, betrayal and revenge
Susan Lenox (her fall and rise)( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in Spanish and English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farm girl, forced to mary a brutish neighbor, runs away and into the arms of an engineer. Fate drives the lovers apart
The kiss by Jacques Feyder( Visual )

15 editions published between 1929 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irene is unhappily married to an older businessman and is terrified of her husband's jealousy and anger. She is very much in love with a handsome young lawyer who decides to stop seeing her so that he does not add to her unhappiness by ruining her marriage. She then spends her time with a young family friend who has a crush on her. An innocent kiss goodbye as he leaves for college leads to tragedy
That's entertainment( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire host this all-singing, all-dancing follow up to That's entertainment!, showing up more of what made the Golden Era of MGM moviemaking
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Audience level: 0.33 (from 0.21 for The Greta ... to 0.58 for Greta and ...)

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Garbo, Greta

Garbo, Greta 1905-

Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo actrice suédoise

Greta Garbo actriz nacida en Suecia

Greta Garbo aktorka szwedzka

Greta Garbo attrice svedese

Greta Garbo schwedische Filmschauspielerin

Greta Garbo Sueko nga aktres

Greta Garbo svensk skådespelare

Greta Garbo svensk skodespelar

Greta Garbo svensk skuespiller

Greta Garbo Zweeds actrice

Greta Garbu

Gustafsson, Greta 1905-1990

Gustafsson, Greta Louisa 1905-1990

Gustafsson, Greta Lovisa

Gustafsson Greta Lovisa 1905-1990

Margarita Garbo

Qreta Qarbo

Γκρέτα Γκάρμπο

Γκρέτα Γκάρμπο 1905-1990

Грета Гарбо 1905-1990

Грета Гарбо шведская и американская киноактриса

Грэта Гарба

Грэта Гарбу

Густафсон Г. Л. 1905-1990

Ґрета Ґарбо 1905-1990

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גרטה גרבו

جريتا جاربو

گرتا گاربو بازیگر و معمار سوئدی

গ্রেটা গার্বো

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그레타 가르보

ガルボ, グレタ 1905-1990



NinotchkaAnna KaréninaAnna ChristieThe Garbo silents collectionFlesh and the devilLoving Garbo : the story of Greta Garbo, Cecil Beaton, and Mercedes de AcostaGreta Garbo : a life apart